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Last year I got a bad stomach virus. 8 months on I've been diagnosed with chronic tonsillitis by ent. Is there a stomach virus that can cause this?

Probably not. Luckily stomach viruses (also called viral gastroenteritis, the stomach flu, or noroviruses) tend to be very short lived, usually 24-48 hours. Chronic tonsillitis is a bit more complicated and can be caused by the mechanical shape of the tonsils, the nature of the immune system, bacteria or viruses. A stomach virus would likely have cleared long before causing chronic tonisillitis. Read more...
Usually not. Most viruses that cause stomach upset are short lived and do not come back, so it is unlikely that the chronic tonsillitis is from that virus. Chronic tonsillitis may be caused by recurring bacterial infections. Read more...

Last year I got a bad stomach virus. 8 months on I've just been diagnosed with chronic tonsillitis by ent. Could a stomach virus?

No. Chronic tonsillitis is typically related to recurrent tonsillar infections, whether viral or bacterial. It is unlikely precipitated solely by a bad stomach virus you contracted 8 months prior. Read more...